Tagged: Ariana Grande

Bust Down Barbiana

Meaning of “Bust Down Barbiana” by Nicki Minaj

 “Bust Down Barbiana” is an unofficial remix of Blueface’s 2018 hit “Thotiana”. In Blueface’s track, Thotiana is a woman he is in a commercially-intimate relationship with. But in Nicki’s version, Barbiana is indeed herself.  And as can be...

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“Needy” by Ariana Grande

“Needy” is a song that focuses on Ariana’s own personal insecurities. In other words, she forthrightly expresses a need for emotional support. For instance, Grande begins the song by detailing how dependent she is on what appears...

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Meaning of “NASA” by Ariana Grande

In the song “NASA”, Ariana Grande uses literal space and other astronomical events as metaphors for the amount of distance she needs from a partner. And for those who don’t know, NASA is the acronym for the...

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Meaning of “Fake Smile” by Ariana Grande

“Fake Smile” has Ariana Grande dealing with situations that are part and parcel to her being a mega-celebrity. For instance, she may be compelled to appear happy in public, while internally her emotions are in...